Henry A. Wallace of Iowa: The Agrarian Years, 1910-1940

Henry A. Wallace of Iowa: The Agrarian Years, 1910-1940

Henry A. Wallace of Iowa: The Agrarian Years, 1910-1940

Henry A. Wallace of Iowa: The Agrarian Years, 1910-1940

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This critical instructional resource and reference volume provides a guide to basic and applied principles of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics. It presents information on basic pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, as well as their clinical applications.

Excerpt

In 1933 at the very depth of the Great Depression, a relatively unknown farm editor from the heart of the Corn Belt burst upon the national scene. Eager to participate in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, this forty-five-year-old political neophyte plunged into action immediately after accepting the cabinet position as Secretary of Agriculture. That man was Henry Agard Wallace of Iowa.

With a fierce determination to secure help for destitute farmers, Wallace journeyed to the nation's capital as a young man with a mission. His immediate goal was federal assistance for the impoverished rural sector. A long-range objective, but one of equal importance to him, was the implementation of basic reforms so as to insure a more equitable distribution of the national wealth. Undaunted by obstacles and with an audacity that amazed professional politicians, Henry A. Wallace spoke like an angry prophet as he denounced the existence of abject poverty amid useless abundance. With forceful rhetoric punctuated by a religious fervor, this unusual Iowan preached the message of social justice to a generation unaccustomed to the pleasures of affluence. He . . .

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